The British Aviagen Group, one of the world’s leaders in the field of genetics and breeding of poultry, will invest 1.9 billion rubles in the construction of a breeding poultry farm in Nikolsky District of the Penza Region in 2018-2019, said Minister of Economy of the region Sergey Kapralov.
Hochland Russland (Hochland Group subsidiary) will be producing soft processed cheese on the basis of Belinsky cheese factory in the Penza region. Investment in the project will amount to nearly 2 billion rubles, told Ivan Belozertsev, Governor of the region, on Tuesday .
The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) reported that they had received for review a demand from Hochland Russland for buying a share in the authorized capital of a company whose name was not disclosed. The Service’s representatives did not specify its name, stating that it was a commercial information. The Russian subdivision of the German cheese manufacturer Hochland is negotiating the purchase of the Berlin Cheese Factory in the Penza Region, as two persons, who heard it from different parties to the potential deal, and a local official told Vedomosti. Previously, Ivan Belozertsev, the Governor of the Penza Region, said that Hochland could acquire a business in this region.
According to the region’s government, the Russia-China Penzaimplant company launched production of implants for traumatology and orthopedics in the Penza Region on Thursday.
Damate, Aviagen Turkeys and the Government of the Penza Region have agreed on breeding a parent stock of turkeys. They signed a letter of intent that provides for building a facility for the production of turkey hatching eggs in the region, as reported by Damate. The facility will become the first Russia’s enterprise constructed by Avigen in this segment. Under the terms of the document, the parties will joint their efforts to mobilize financial, credit, material and other resources. At the first stage, the amount of investment will be €25 million, the Penza Region’s Government explained. Initially, the project is designed for the production of 8 million eggs per year, but in the future, Aviagen expects to increase it three or four times, according to Clay Burrows, the Aviagen Turkeys’ CEO.
The governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev and Junenda Beijing electrical company signed in China an agreement on cooperation, which covers the construction of a complex of enterprises for processing vegetable oil, flour, starch, granary, vegetable store, etc. in the Otvel industrial park, within next three years, said Dina Cheryomushkina, the Governor’s press-secretary.